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Monday, January 22, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Discover eight different ways to reach out to various customer groups. Explore the possibilities of print, broadcast, social media, web site, and telemarketing, appointment setting and face to face to successfully reach all the customer groups. Tips and strategies to make major positive results for every business.
Speaker: Steve Carver

Managing a Business

Monday, January 08, 2018 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Some of the greatest drains on productivity occur when time is spent on insignificant tasks or trying to figure out what to do. Also, experts estimate that eighty-percent of meeting time is wasted on non-relevant topics. This seminar will expose small business owners to methods of recognizing time wasters and making better use of the time that they have available. Time pressures can often result in considerable stress, too - - - both physical and mental; and it can affect the performance of employees and associates also. Participants will also learn methods of handling and reducing stress.
Speaker: Ed Orsby

Tax Planning

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bylaws are a legal document outlining the self-imposed rules that will regulate an organization's own actions. Since it is a required element when forming a corporation, bylaws are a form of agreement or contract between the corporation and its owners to conduct itself in a certain manner. In the past, organizations often had bylaws but today those bylaws are usually insufficient. This seminar will offer participants the knowledge concerning…
Speaker: Michael C. Jordan, CIR

Government Contracting

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The session will focus on what it means to be a small business in the federal market and the process to leverage small business status as a prime or subcontractor in government contracting. Instruction will focus on: four pre-award set-aside programs (HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Small Business and Woman Owned Small Business), review and application of small business size standards; review of pre-award and post-award SBA programs and resources for small businesses; techniques to market to prime contractors and government representatives; and challenges for small business, including increased competition.
Speaker: Boyce Haywood


Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
What your nonprofit does--your programs--is the highest priority for any nonprofit manager. Revenue generation is the second. New ways for nonprofits to raise revenue spring into existence every year, but where those funds come from stays pretty much the same year after year. There is also a basic inventory of methods that should form the back bone of your fundraising efforts. These are, literally, your "bread and butter." Come and learn more of “How to put the funds into your Fundraising efforts.”
Speaker: Sam Gore
Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The NC Department of Revenue will host a workshop for certain non-profits that qualify for a refund of sales & use taxes paid. The workshop will focus on the step-by-step process for completing the Non-profit and Governmental Entity Claim for Refund of State and County Sales and Use Taxes. This hands-on workshop is intended to help non-profits better understand the proper procedure for requesting a sales and use tax refund. At the end of the seminar, there will be a question and answer session with the presenter and networking possibilities with other business owners. Don't miss this great opportunity.
Speaker: Rhonda High, NCDOR
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